Summer is here and rather than squint in the bright sunlight, why not coolly gaze at the world? These sunglasses are embellished with Swarovski crystals and catch every prism of light.
With summer weather here, thoughts turn to getting away. In style. So you need a new bag, something large enough to keep your stuff together, with a fun vibe to energize your excursion. One of these might do the trick:
It’s not too late to get a decorated Derby Hat for the party this afternoon. Just stop by Ann’s on your way! We’re here today from 10 am to 5 pm.
Ann’s Fine Gifts
14054 Memorial Drive at Kirkwood
Houston, TX 77079
We are about 1 mile south of I-10 on Kirkwood. Click here for a map.
The Derby party has already started at Ann’s! Our in-house milliner, Fran, has been hard at work creating over-the-top stylin’ Derby Hats sure to get you noticed. Check out these just-minted creations:
And speaking of mint, do you have your mint-julep cups ready? We’ve got a few left, $39.50. Fill it with Ann’s Texas Chocolate Truffles and make it a gift for the party’s hostess!
How to make yourself a mint julep:
Muddle mint leaves, powdered sugar, and water in a collins glass. Fill the glass with shaved or crushed ice and add bourbon. Top with more ice and garnish with a mint sprig. Serve with a straw. (To make a bigger batch, click here for a calculator at Drinksmixer.com.)
Have a fun Derby Party!
If you want a hat like no other, come see the original creations at Ann’s! Our in-house milliner has created over-the-top gorgeous designs to rival any you’ll see at the Derby Fashion parade. Only available at Ann’s! (Click on pictures to see them enlarged.)
The Derby is May 4…do you have a hat for the party? We have lots of wide-brimmed picture hats perfect for your outfit. Or wear a fascinator! Here are some ideas:
The PBS hit, “Downton Abbey,” shows the most beautiful clothes of a bygone era.
We thought we’d channel a little of that glamour. Our new scarves are romantic and soft-colored in a wearable way that brings a little of the Downton style to your look. Hats are broad-brimmed to flatter the wearer; many have shapable brims. Or choose a fascinator, just a little bit of fluff in a fun color to add some accent to your outfit. Hats and scarves sold separately. Stay protected in the sun and be stylish, too!
Or choose a fascinator:
Now all you need is a manor house…..
Top off your outfit with one of these and you’ll be noticed right away. Cowgirl hats with bling and sparkle will make your look! For Rodeo and beyond, you’ll love wearing one of these! $135 each.
Cute, colorful and handy. Ann’s new phone holders keep your hands free and your phone secured. Gumby-like keeper fits any size smart phone; just bend the hands to shape it to your phone. Cool, huh? Great for shopping (hang it on the basket), moms with strollers, golf bags, even the inside of your tote. The kids will love playing with it, too. $19.95 each.
Don’t settle for boring drug-store reading glasses! Ann’s readers come in many patterns and colors. We have a large selection and wide range of strengths. If you’re like our customers, you like to have multiple pairs to scatter around your house, carry in your purse, or leave at the office. We have lighted readers, too. Come pick out a pair that help you see and are fun to wear! $22.50 each, or 2 for $35.